(January 1953)

Standard, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand:
Standard Comics
Editing:
?
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; Saddle-Stitched; Glossy Cover, Newsprint Interior; Ongoing

The Vengeance Vat (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Vengeance Vat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1386

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Junk dealer Zane disposes not only of garbage, but of his brother and an old witch woman, too. His life is spoiled though when his wife turns into the witch and Zane is plagued by hallucinations. In the end he has to face his fate and is boiled in the cauldron.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

["Here comes that new kid."] (Table of Contents)

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson
Inks:
Ray Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Half page sequential panel art ad for Dubble Bubble chewing gum.

Graveyard of the Atlantic (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1295

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Hundreds of ships have sunken off the coast of North Carolina.

The Phantom Train (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Osrin ?
Inks:
Ray Osrin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1405

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Train engineer John Mathews sees a ghost train coming behind him and then vanishing into thin air.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Accusing Fiddle (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1299

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
A fiddle (made from the wood of a tree under which a murdered man was hidden) plays no music, but screams the name of the killer.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Ring of Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Marcus ?
Inks:
Rocco Mastroserio
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B1438

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Because Gordon Grant has been a "student of the occult" and carelessly dedicated his life to a certain "cult of the beast" he has to die early. Tragically he won't stop coming back as a zombie to claim his wife until she is joined in death with him.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Bob McCarthy? for art credits.

The Eternal Stooge (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Irwin Shapiro
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-1535?

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Aspiring actor Larry Simms ends up as stooge for comedian Mac Horton. They both go to hell and have to perform the same routine for all eternity - in front of an audience incapable of laughter.

Blood On the Speedway (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Aldo Rubano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
None

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Racing car driver Ollie pushes his rival from the speedway - with fatal consequences. He tries to overcome his hallucinations about phantom cars crossing his way and has to pay a high price.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Satan's Bullet (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1319

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Deadly feud between two Scotsmen.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Vengeance Vat
  2. 1. The Vengeance Vat
  3. 2. ["Here comes that new kid."]
    Dubble Bubble
  4. 3. Graveyard of the Atlantic
  5. 4. The Phantom Train
  6. 5. The Accusing Fiddle
  7. 6. The Ring of Horror
  8. 7. The Eternal Stooge
  9. 8. Blood On the Speedway
  10. 9. Satan's Bullet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson